36673-013: Emergency Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


This emergency assistance infrastructure project was ADB's first project in Afghanistan. The Project included special loan terms, with provisions for flexible application of ADB's Guidelines for Procurement and ADB's Guidelines for the Use of Consultants for emergency assistance projects. The Project comprised four components. (i) Road infrastructure. Repair and rehabilitation of the 392-kilometer (km) section of Afghanistan's Ring Road from Pul-e-Khumri through Naibabad, Mazar-e-Sharif, ... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 36673-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1997
Approval Date 03 Jun 2003
Closing Date 01 Jul 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 150,000
Geographical Location Pule Khumri - Mazar Sharif - Sheberghan - Andkhoy section of the ring road, including the link to Uzbekistan (Naibabad - Hairatan road) and the Northern provinces.
Sector Multisector
Subsector Multisector
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Transmission lines installed or upgraded (kilometers) 241
National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 447
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 9,000,000
Land improved through irrigation services, drainage, and flood management (hectares) 100,000

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
David Hill
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Energy and Water(MEW formerly MWP)

Min of Irrig,Water Res & Env; Min of Ener & Water

Ministry of Mines_and Petroleum

Ministry of Public Works

Ministry of Finance
Engineer Ahmad Wali Shairzay

PDS Creation Date
14 Dec 2006

Last PDS Update
02 May 2014